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. erin? >> thanks. >>> now, let's check in with susan rice, the lightening rod. president obama fiercely defended his u.n. ambassador today after republicans threatened to block her possible nomination for secretary of state. senators including john mccain and lindsey graham say what led americans surrounded the attacks in benghazi. >> if senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. and i'm happy to have that discussion with them. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi? and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had received and to besmirch her reputation, it's outrageous. >> "outfront" tonight, rand paul of kentucky. he serves on the homeland security committee and senator paul, senator lindsey graham responded, i wanted to quote it. mr. president, don't think for one minute i don't hold you ultimately responsible for benghazi. i think you failed as commander in chief before, during and after the attack. i have no intention of promoting anyone who was up to their eyebal
points. martha, thank you very much. >>> that question to president obama about ambassador rice came from jonathan karl, who joined in on the press conference. and joins us now with more. questions on all of the big issues. but much of the focus on that looming fiscal cliff january 1st. >> reporter: that's right, george. the president will meet with congressional leaders tomorrow. he used that press conference to lay out very bright lines on where he stands on taxes and the fiscal cliff. holding his first news conference since winning re-election, the president took a hard line on his bottom line. there will be no budget deal without raising taxes on the wealthy. >> when it comes to the top 2%, what i'm not going to do is to extend further a tax cut for folks who don't need it, which would cost close to $1 trillion. >> reporter: in his previous efforts to strike a so-called grand bargain with speaker of the house john boehner, the president proposed $800 billion in new tax revenues. but now, he is seeking twice that. $1.6 trillion in new taxes over the next ten years. that's a bitter pill
, congress wants them. they are not likely to get them. thanks, charlie. >> norah? >> also at his news conference president obama talked about the camethat led david pet president to resign as cia director. he called it just one episode in an extraordinary career. >> he did not meet the standards that he felt were necessary as director of cia with respect to this personal matter that he's now dealing with his family and with his wife. >> meanwhile there's a new focus on jill kelley the socialite housewife who sparked the gage and her ties to florida's mcdill air force base. boj is following that story in tampa. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. jill kelley was known for lavish parties at her home when she hosted tampa's elite including top military leaders. now she's holed up inside, within one week the life she spent more than a decade cultivating is slipping away. jill kelley and her husband scott who was seen last night outside their home for the first time since the scandal broke were at the top of tampa's social scene and jill worked hard to get them there. >> my opinion t
it was the most idiotic thing he ever heard of, simply turned the other cheek. that's it. thanks for watching. "erin burnett outfront" starts now. > next, today the president took questions for the first time about the petraeus scandal. president obama says he's reserving judgment. next, adam shift has questions he demandses fbi answers. and president obama turned heat up. and making it clear he is not willing to extend tax cuts for individuals earning $250,000 or more. we asked our political panel what the president will have to compromise on to avoid the fiscal cliff. and president obama fiercely defends his u.n. ambassador today after republicans threaten to block her possible nomination for secretary of state. rand paul joins us. let's go "outfront." tonight, we have late breaking developments in the petraeus scandal. first, we are just learning the name of the fbi agent who helped start the investigation that eventually led to the resignation of the nation's top spy. the name of the agent is frederick w. humphries ii. he's 47 years old. he was the investigator who first learned of a comp
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